Masses for the 10th anniversary of Fr. Giussani's death

Friday, 20 February 2015, 7:30 pm, St. Mary Moorfields RC Church, London

“On the 10th anniversary of Fr Giussani's passing into eternal life, and ahead of the imminent gathering with the Holy Father in Rome, we ask our Lord for the grace to live fully Pope Francis' invitation to "preserve the freshness of the charism....always renewing the "first love"....always on the way, always in movement, always open to God's surprises."

To mark the 10th anniversary of the death of Servant of God Fr. Luigi Giussani (22 February, 2005) and the 33rd anniversary of the Pontifical recognition of the Fraternity of Communion and Liberation (11 February, 1982), Masses will be celebrated in several cities in the UK:

Below are details of the confirmed Masses celebrated in the UK:

  • Friday, 20 February at 7:30 pm - London, St. Mary Moorfields, RC Church, 4-5 Eldon St, London EC2M 7LS. Celebrated by: Bishop Nicholas Hudson, Auxiliary Bishop for the Diocese of Westminster; Fr. Peter Newby; Fr. José Clavería

  • Saturday, 21 February at 11 am - Norwich, The Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, Unthank Rd, Norwich NR2 2PA. Celebrated by: The Right Reverend Alan Stephen Hopes, Bishop of East Anglia

  • Sunday, 22 February at 11:30 am - Warrington (Manchester), St. Mary's Church, Smith Street, Warrington WA1 2NS. Celebrated by: Mgr John Devin

  • Tuesday, 24 February at 19:30 - Oxford, Holy Rood RC Church, Holy Rood Lodge, Abingdon Rd, Oxford OX1 4LD. Celebrated by: Fr. Stan Gibzinkski

  • Saturday, 28 February at 12 am - Portsmouth, St. John's Catholic Cathedral, Bishop Crispian Way, Portsmouth PO1 3HQ. Celebrated by: Bishop Philip Egan, Bishop of Portsmouth

  • Tuesday, 3 March at 10 am - Brighton, St Mary’s RC Church, 5 Surrenden Rd, Brighton BN1 6PA. Celebrated by: Rev. Bruno Witchalls

If you are celebrating one in your local community which is not mentioned above, please let the Secretary Team know.